John Ziakas

John Ziakas is a real estate professional with over 25 years of experience in all facets of commercial and industrial real estate. During that time, John has acquired, developed or financed in excess of $1 billion of projects, consisting of over 7 million square feet of industrial, office and retail product types on behalf of various institutional and private equity investors.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY AND EXPERIENCE


Singel Development, LLC, Newport Beach, CA
Principal
Formed Singel Development to provide real estate advisory and development services for various acquisition and development opportunities. Evaluated trust assets consisting of multifamily and hospitality development opportunities, retail and office on over 25 acres within the downtown Los Angeles market.

CT Realty Corporation, Newport Beach, CA
Director of Acquisitions and Development
Pursued and managed industrial development opportunities consisting of over 1.1 million square feet throughout the Southern California market. Established a venture with Prudential Global Investment Management for the development of speculative industrial.

Centra Realty Corporation
Director of Development
Sourced acquisition opportunities and managed all aspects of development including: land acquisition, design, entitlement, feasibility review, construction and marketing for over 700,000 square feet of industrial and office projects in California and Nevada. Also responsible for capitalizing the ventures.

American Realty and Financial
Director of Finance
Provided investment banking services to developers and operating companies for the acquisition and development of all product types on a national basis. Raised over $400 million of capital through various institutional and private equity sources.

Koll Bren Realty Advisors
Director of Acquisitions
Identified acquisition opportunities and directed the investment of over $400 million of pension capital. Capital was invested through direct acquisition and venture investment. Assets consisted of over 6.5 million SF of office, industrial and retail properties located throughout the US, as well as REITS and General Partnerships.


EDUCATION


· George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 
Master of Business Administration
· Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Bachelor of Science – Finance


PROFESSIONAL LICENSES


· Real Estate Broker, State of California


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS


· NAIOP
· Urban Land Institute